Positive Aging: Female Hormones

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(KPLR) - Dr. Kathy Maupin  talks about three female hormones and what their functions are: estradiol, progesterone and testosterone.

Hormones are chemicals produced by your glands and organs that act as messengers throughout your body.

Three Female Hormones and what they do: 

Estradiol - growth of breasts, vaginal elasticity and lubrication, soft skin, growth of hair, and bones, stimulates hip fat deposits

Progesterone - Calm mood, diuretic, balances estrogen, moderates breast and uterine growth, increases hunger

Testosterone - Sex drive, body hair, muscles, memory, stimulates growth, positive mood, lean body mass, balance, sleep, energy, motivation, increases oil in skin